Skelton Award for Academic Excellence in Athletics Recipients

    The Skelton Award is presented each year to one male and one female student-athlete who have an overall grade point average of 3.40 or better. To be eligible a student-athlete must be have participated in two competitive seasons at Virginia Tech. Students who receive the Skelton scholarship excel in academics, leadership, athletics and are active in community outreach. The recipients of the award receive a $5,000 scholarship donated by Dr. Bill and Peggy Skelton.

    2013-2014
    Courtney Dobbs - Women's Cross Country/Track
    Nick Smirniotopoulos - Men's Soccer

    2012-2013
    Emily Lauten - Women's Tennis
    Garret Hehn - Men's Swimming & Diving

    2011-2012
    Laura Simon - Women's Swimming & Diving
    Chris Drager - Football

    2010-2011
    Martha Blakely - Women's Tennis
    Trey Stewart - Men's Swimming & Diving

    2009-2010
    Kelly Phillips - Women's Track & Field
    Pedro Graber - Men's Tennis

    2008-2009
    Paul LaPenna - Men's Cross Country/Track & Field
    Claire Dickey - Women's Swimming & Diving

    2007-2008
    Jessica Botzum - Women's Swimming & Diving
    Andrew Montgomery - Men's Track & Field

    2006-2007
    Lindsay Pieper - Lacrosse
    Neil Savage - Men's Swimming & Diving

    2005 -2006
    Mallory Soldner - Women's Soccer
    Bob Ritchie - Men's Basketball

    2004-2005
    Thomas Blaszak - Baseball
    Jessica Morris - Women's Cross Country/Track & Field

    2003-2004
    Katie Hancock - Women's Soccer
    Josiah Oliver - Men's Cross Country/Track & Field

    2002-2003
    Jill Turner - Women's Swimming
    Courtney Graybill - Women's Soccer
    Spencer Harris - Baseball

    2001-2002
    Drew Myers - Men's Soccer
    Kim Karli - Women's Tennis

    2000-2001
    Andrew Lessner - Men's Track & Field
    Michelle Meadows - Softball

    1999-2000
    Kerryn Guenther - Women's Soccer
    Gregg Doule - Men's Swimming & Diving

    1998-1999
    Rachel Hash - Women's Soccer
    Andrew Merkle - Men's Soccer

    1997-1998
    Kathleen Ollendick - Women's Track & Field
    Marek Pfeil - Men's Tennis

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